TitleInformation technology and literacy assessment
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsBalajthy, E
JournalReading and Writing Quarterly
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsComputer Applications, Computer Assisted Testing, Information, Internet, Literacy, Models, Systems, Technology

This column discusses information technology and literacy assessment in the past and present. The author also describes computer-based assessments today including the following topics: computer-scored testing, computer-administered formal assessment, Internet formal assessment, computerized adaptive tests, placement tests, informal assessment, electronic portfolios, information management, and Internet information dissemination. A model of the major present-day applications of information technologies in reading and literacy assessment is also included. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA )